We’ve cleared all the legislative hurdles. Passed all the subcommittees, committees and floor votes. This bill is one signature away from being law.
You can watch a live stream of the debate and vote at the Iowa Firearms Coalition Facebook page. If you’re not a Facebook user you can also live stream.
By now you probably know, there was no vote in Iowa Senate on HF517 last week due to tight schedules in the legislature thanks to the second funnel of 2017.
Despite their best efforts, the Iowa Senate were unable to bring HF517, the Omnibus Gun Bill, to the Senate floor for debate and a vote this week.
Leadership in the Iowa Senate have pledged to bring House File 517, the Omnibus Gun Bill, to the Senate floor for debate and a vote this week.
However, there are a few important things that have come up that I need to tell you. It’s somewhat long but you’re going to want to read this.
By now you’ve probably heard, House File 517 breezed through the House last Tuesday on a 58-39 vote. This means HF517, the biggest pro-Second Amendment bill in state history, is in the Iowa Senate.
The Des Moines Register just released their latest Iowa Poll about Stand Your Ground legislation.
The poll, conducted by the widely respected Selzer & Company, was taken between February 6th and 9th and has a 3.5 percent plus or minus margin of error.
The funnel is essentially a deadline in the legislature. If a bill fails to make enough progress by the funnel date it’s considered dead for the year.
House Study Bill 133 (HSB133) is a comprehensive gun bill that effectively re-writes a large portion of Iowa’s firearms and use of force laws.
Thanks to all who made time to visit their local legislative forums this weekend. We’ve received reports from members who visited their legislators.
The big news from last week: the introduction of Senate File 108 (SF108). This bill would do away with Iowa’s “offensive weapons” list and bring our state inline with federal gun laws.
On day one our friends in the Iowa Senate introduced Senate Joint Resolution 2 (SJR2), a bill to write your right to keep and bear arms into the Iowa Constitution.
The IFC enthusiastically applauds the introduction of Senate Joint Resolution Two (SJR2) on day one of Iowa’s 2017 legislative session.
Our biggest Second Amendment roadblock has been removed. The next step is to take everything we’ve just done and cement it in minds of Iowa’s legislators…
You’ve moved mountains in the Iowa legislature. We hope you feel proud of that fact, because we’re extremely proud to count you as members of the IFC family.
There’s less than a week until the start of the 2016 Iowa State Fair. This major event draws more than a million people to the East side of Des Moines…..
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) found that Iowa ranks 9th in the country for the least amount of “gun violence.”
We’re proud to announce the Second Annual Iowa IDPA State Championship is in the books.
If you’ve ever wondered if all those emails and phone calls we ask you to send actually make a difference, wonder no more.
Right now anti-gun forces are trying to take the U.S. Senate hostage in an effort to push gun control measures on Americans by force.
Yes you read it right IFC is proud to be part of the second full auto machine gun shoot in Iowa!
Senate Democrats chose not to allow a vote on the Privacy Protection Act, & killed that bill like they have so many other pro-gun bills in the last 6 years.
The 2016 legislative session will be over very soon. Some legislators are predicting the session could be complete as soon as Friday.